roof slating

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1. The installation of slate shingles on a roof or wall.
2. Shingles of slate, taken collectively.
3. A roofing of slate.
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One of the apprentices who delivered the roof slating demonstration attended a similar event in Stirling last year and is now an apprentice roofer at West College Scotland.
Roof slating and tiling has a limited life, limited by the condition of its fixings.
It also works with ConstructionSkills, City & Guilds and the National Federation of Roofing Contractors to develop qualifications for roof slating and solar panel installation.